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American Fact Finder
Helps users find population, housing, economic and geographic data pertaining to the United States, Puerto Rico and Island Areas.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The official website of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Includes access to The Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Census Bureau
Provides quality data and statistics of the people and economy of the United States.

Citizenship and Immigration Services
The official website of the United States Citizen and Immigration Services.

Congressional Hearings
The Law Library of Congress contains approximately 75,000 volumes of printed Congressional Hearings, which are now digitized. Committees hold hearings for a variety of purposes. Testimony is received from members of Congress, officials of the executive branch, policy experts, interest groups and sometimes the general public on legislative proposals, the functioning of government programs, subjects of controversy, and matters under investigation. The Law Library’s hearing collection is a rich resource for anyone interested in the history of issues that still face our country today.

Congressional Universe
One of the most comprehensive collections of historic and current congressional information, this database includes the full-text of congressional publications and public laws, political profiles, finding aids, the ability to trace a law's legislative history and much more. UTB login required for off-campus locations.

Department of Agriculture
The official website of the United States Department of Agriculture.

Department of Commerce
The official website of the United States Department of Commerce.

Department of Defense
The official website of the United States Department of Defense.

Department of Education
The official website of the United States Department of Education

Department of Energy
The official website of the United States Department of Energy.

Department of Health and Human Services
The official website of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Department of Homeland Security
The official website of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

Department of Housing and Urban Development
The official website of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Department of Justice
The official website of the United States Department of Justice.

Department of State
The official website of the United States Department of State.

Department of the Interior
The official website of the United States Department of the Interior.

Department of the Treasury
The official website of the United States Department of the Treasury.

Department of Transportation
The official website of the United States Department of Transportation.

Department of Veteran Affairs
The official website of the United States Department of the Veteran Affairs.

Environmental Protection Agency
The official website of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Executive Branch
Contains links to the current administration and executive departments of the United States.

Federal Digital System (FDsys)
This is the official site of the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and allows users to search through a wide range of government publications.

Food and Drug Administration
The official website of the Food and Drug Administration.

Government and Public Libraries
Provides a listing of government and public libraries throughout the United States.

Government Resources Listing
Provides a list of links to agencies and organizations pertaining to the U.S. government.

Judicial Branch
Contains links to the Supreme Court, Lower Courts and other organizations related to the judicial branch of the United States government.

Legislative Branch
Contains links to the Senate, House of Representatives and agencies that support the workings of the United States Congress.

Library of Congress Law Library
Provides access to digitized federal government information about the U.S. Constitution, Executive Branch, Judicial Branch, and Legislature as well as to the states. Related legal guides and general sources are also included.

National Library of Medicine
The official website of the United States National Library of Medicine.

Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office is responsible for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.

Social Security Administration
The official website of the United States Social Security Administration.

Statistical Information (Federal)
This is the gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies and provides data and trend information on a wide breadth of topics.

USA.gov
The official U.S. gateway to all government information, this website makes it easy for the public to get U.S. government information and services on the web.

White House
Contains information about the current U.S. President and Administration.

State Government Information

Texas.Gov
This is the official website of the state of Texas and contains Texas government electronic resources at both the state and local level.

Texas Constitution and Statutes
Contains statutes, as well as the constitution, for the state of Texas.

Texas Courts Online
View trial court information for the state of Texas.

Texas Department of State Health Services
Contains Texas vital statistics, perinatal mortality reports, nursing home mortality reports, etc.

Texas Government Information Online
Online government information collected by St. Mary's University Library.

Texas Legislature Online
The official website of the Texas state legislature.

Other State Information

State and Local Government Information
Resources for state and local government employees.

Local Government Information

Brownsville, Texas
The official government website of the city of Brownsville, Texas. Links to city offices and officials may be found here with other useful information regarding meeting agendas and city services. Videos of city commission meetings are also accessible on this website.

Cameron County, Texas
This official government website of Cameron County, Texas provides links to the various county offices and officials in addition to meeting agendas and recent county news.​​









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